Academic and personal support worker




£26,000 (plus supplements = £30k)



Job Details

Would you like to make a difference to someone’s life? How about supporting a degree qualified Paralympian through their Social Policy Master’s Degree and beyond?

We are working to recruit an Academic and personal support worker for a special young lady with both physical and communication impairments. Beth is an inspiring individual who has a zest for life with a good sense of humour, who requires a caring and resilient individual to support her on an ongoing basis in her own home and outside. As part of a dedicated team of 5 (working 24/7) you will be Beth’s “shadow” as you support her both academically and personally to achieve her everyday goals.

As an Academic and personal support worker your role will involve:

  • Driving to and from University and other required destinations
  • Writing notes at lectures and at home
  • Undertaking research for Beth’s studies
  • Reading lecture notes and essays written by Beth
  • Having conversations about current affairs, study topics, having a joke!
  • Cooking and preparing food and drinks
  • Occasional light cleaning
  • Personal care – e.g., feeding, washing, dressing etc
  • Go on amazing international holidays- Beth has a sense of adventure!

To secure this Academic and personal support worker position you will need as a minimum the below:

  • Fun loving, caring, calm and patient personality
  • Degree qualified
  • Female only (Genuine Occupational Requirement)
  • Driving license
  • Some care experience would be desirable but is not essential
  • Ability to work some weekends and nights
  • Willing to undertake a DBS check

In return this company will offer you:

  • £26,000 plus weekend and overnight sleeping supplements
  • Comprehensive training and ongoing support
  • All meals on shift
  • Pension


  • 35 hours per week (e.g., this could be over 2 days working day and nights for example) The pattern is open to discussion and hours are flexible.

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